The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster.
The IRC in San Jose is the leading immigrant service provider of Santa
Clara County. Since opening in 1979, we have resettled over 20,000
refugees, and provided services to hundreds of asylees, victims of
trafficking, and special immigrants.
Join “the rescue team” and help newly arrived immigrants achieve
self-sufficiency and integration. By working with generous volunteers as
yourself, our clients develop ESL and employment skills, and community and
cultural orientation. With your help, our clients will come “from harm to
The information above can be found on the official website of International Rescue Committee. For more details about the organization and to find out how you can volunteer, please visit their website: http://www.rescue.org/us-program/us-northern-california-ca